This post is sponsored by US Family Guide and the Silver Dollar City.
Having visited Silver Dollar City as a child, I couldn’t wait to share the unique park with my own children. I had such fond memories of visiting Silver Dollar City, dipping candles shaped like dolls, watching the glass blowers turn the bright pieces of glass into something beautiful, riding the train and sitting the grand open air theater listening to concerts. Of course there were the rides and lots of yummy food, but I remember the laughter even more. The feelings of pure happiness are what I think of when I think of my childhood visits to Silver Dollar City.
Last year we made the decision to purchase season passes for the family. It was a great decision! I was able to share Silver Dollar City with my children and husband over and over again. My son (who was eight at the time) loved Wildfire, Outlaw Run, the Barn Swing, there wasn’t a ride he didn’t love!
The girls loved Fireman’s Landing, Lucky Dog, the train, the carousel, the swings, the elephants, you name it, if it was for the younger crowd they were fans. Each of the girls rode their first roller coaster at Silver Dollar City last year. It was a big deal!
This year because of circumstances and travel plans, we decided we would have to skip the season passes and let’s just say the kids didn’t agree with the decision. We assured them we would visit at some point during the year and the fall is the perfect time to visit. We are so excited for the upcoming NATIONAL CRAFTS & COWBOY FESTIVAL starting next week, September 13th – October 28th.
During the National Crafts & Cowboy Festival, Silver Dollar City features some of the nation’s finest craftsmen and authentic cowboys. The festival presents a Wild West Show with trick riders, ropers and a world-champion Native American Hoop dancer. You can kick up your heels with live Country Western music and enjoy a barn dance. Watch the resident craftsmen along with 125 visiting craftsmen showcase their artist abilities. Plus get to enjoy chuck wagon and dutch oven cooking.
Silver Dollar City is already known for being the Home of American Craftsmanship and the National Crafts & Cowboy Festival is a tradition that started in 1963. It’s truly a special time to visit Silver Dollar City; the other 300,000 visitors that attend the event would agree with me. The park is nestled amongst the Ozarks in Branson, Missouri so the festival is timed perfectly to enjoy the showcase of the changing of the autumn leaf colors.
I can’t wait to visit very soon so be sure to watch my social media channels for our upcoming visit! You might even find me sharing some of our adventures live on Instagram, so be sure to follow along.
Who is ready to plan their fall trip to the Silver Dollar City National Crafts & Cowboy Festival?
While your planning your fall getaway to Branson, don’t forget to check out the beautiful Showboat Branson Belle. Be entertained while you dine on the beautiful Table Rock Lake. And then there are even more festivals to come with beautiful lights. You can find out about all of Silver Dollar City’s Festivals here.